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Our team, partners, Champions and guest bloggers contribute stories to our site. We’d love for you to email us with your writing of any type – opinionated or reflective, poetic or provocative. Share your wild ideas on Twitter and tag #mywildcity. We can’t publish everything, but we’ll do our best to share as much as possible. Your story is a good one.

Write to us at info@wildcities.org. Also check out the great City Creatures blog from our Champion friends at the Center for Humans and Nature.

Native Species Foraging Buffers

  Wildlife-human conflict in relation to urban foraging The influx of wildlife into cities is enlivening for urban dwellers and beneficial for ecological integrity, yet detrimental for these creatures as human-wildlife conflicts arise.  Urban food sources attract...

Native Species Forage Buffer Pilot Project

Photo © Erin Hauer Human-black bear conflict has been getting increased media attention in recent years, and urbanization will likely continue to displace bears and increase conflict.  In response, we want to explore the use of a native species foraging buffer as a...

WILD Cities’ NEW Urban Allies Campaign

In today’s world, cities are growing both in geographic size and population and often occupy the most attractive habitat available in a given area. The UN DESA report from 2014 estimates that 66% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050 and this...

You might not have thought that Mumbai was this wild

Sanjay Gandhi National Park is among the rarest of national parks, surrounded on three sides by one of the densest cities on the planet – Mumbai, India. An amazing array of flora and fauna exist within the park’s boundaries, providing aesthetic and cultural value as...

Saving Barcelona’s Serra de Collserola

Barcelona, Spain: the land of Antoni Gaudi, La Sagrada Familia, 1.6 million residents, street performers, beachgoers, La Rambla, tapas…..and shrinking natural spaces. The Serra de Collserola mountain range, located on the outskirts of the bustling metropolis, is one...

How One Man in Ecuador is Growing an “Eco-City”

“It is so important that students know about our environment. We give them a different education than they would get in a classroom, doing activities that allow them to love and understand nature. We work in nurseries, grow plants, and do projects that minimize the...

Flamingos Flourish in Mumbai’s New Sanctuary

Mumbai has already been setting records for urban wildlife preservation for decades, since the 104-square-kilometer Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), located within the city borders, was established in 1974. But the city surpassed expectations yet again on August...

Regenerating a Wild Future for the Motor City

Fifty years ago, the Detroit River was one of the most polluted waterways in North America. Oil pollution routinely caused massive duck kills, and many of Detroit’s native species were nowhere to be found. In the throes of industry and development, the Motor City was...

Catastrophe ignites concern for Ghana’s environment

“We’re on a quest to convey the kind of message we want to Ghanaians,” said Benjamin Bentil, long-time conservation advocate and post-harvest specialist in Accra. “People have no regard for the ecology,” Benjamin described. “They never saw the importance of protecting...

WILD Cities Inspires New Generation of Leaders

The shallow sound of my breathing echoed through the tube, my only connection to the oxygen above. I gazed in wonder at the pristine marine ecosystem around me. Only three feet away was an enormous sea turtle, its eyes sweeping the scene with wisdom and authority. It...

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